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BRITISH GENERAL SAYS A NUCLEAR WAR WITH RUSSIA IN 2017 IS “ENTIRELY PLAUSIBLE”

With tensions between Russia and the West at post-cold war highs, a former NATO deputy military chief is now saying that a nuclear war with Russia over the Baltic nations in 2017 is "entirely plausible" according to RT

Brittish General Sir Richard Shirreff has written a book. The book is about a war, a fictional nuclear war in 2017 with Russia as a consequence of a dispute between the Baltic Nations. The story is totally fictional, but the author says that it is based on "entirely plausible" scenario. General Richard Shirreff served at the second highest NATO military office in Europe between 2011 and 2014.

According to this book, Russia should occupy Ukraine first to create a safe route to Crimea. Next victim should become Baltic NATO members. 

According to this book, Russia should occupy Ukraine first for creation a safe route to Crimea. Next victim should become Baltic NATO members. The reason is that Russia has a fear about NATO`s efforts to encircle it.

“We need to judge President Putin by his deeds, not his words. He has invaded Georgia, he has invaded the Crimea, he has invaded Ukraine. He has used force and got away with it” the retired General told BBC.

Recently NATO turned on the missile system in Romania and moved 4000 troops to Russia`s border. As a response, Russia created new army divisions and deployed them near the borders as well. 

Everything nowadays really leads to a possible conflict: American spy planes are flying over Russia`s border, NATO troops are encircling Russia. If one day one of the sides makes a mistake a nuclear war will happen.

 

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